Placed fifth in the 1,500m at the SIU Spring Classic with personal-best time of 3:54.51 ... Ran the 800m at the Mike Poehlein Invite, taking third (1:55.56).
Timed 4:16.02 in the mile at the Hoosier Hills Invitational.
Placed seventh in the 1,600m and second in the 4x800m relay at the 2005 state meet ... 2004 state champion in the 4x800m relay.
Full name is Michael Benjamin Murray ... Born June 14, 1987 ... Son of Edward Murray ... Has one brother, Edward, and one sister, Megan ... Father played as defensive tackle for Illinois football (1973-74) ... Brother was a member of Illinois' cross country and track team ... Enjoys running, reading and playing basketball.